Indian PM reviews progress of infrastructure projects in North East

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today directed the Planning Commission to set up a monitoring committee with representatives from the North Eastern states to improve coordination among Central Ministries.

Dr Singh reviewed the progress of infrastructure projects in the North East in New Delhi during a meeting of Chief Ministers of the region. He also said, infrastructure development in the North East is a key element in the strategy for developing the region and increasing connectivity with the rest of the country.

After reviewing the status of the infrastructure in terms of air, rail and road connectivity, he observed that very considerable progress is being made in each of the sectors.

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